Introduction to investing in bonds
Investing

An Introduction To Investing In Bonds

It has been more than a year since I started this blog and I still haven’t written a single word about investing in bonds. There are good reasons for it. First of all, my own investment portfolio consists of 100% equities at the moment. […]

Financial Independence

Getting Rich In The Post-Covid World

As I was approaching my final years of university in the early 2000s, things weren’t looking pretty on the job front. The dot-com bubble burst just a few years ago, leading to a downward spiral in the stock markets and slim job prospects for […]

Oil Price
Investing

Doom, Gloom, And Negative Oil Prices

For anyone who is following the financial markets these days, Monday was an eye-opener. For the first time in history, the price of oil has gone into negative territory. At its nadir, a barrel of WTI (West Texas Intermediate, the US benchmark for oil) […]

Feeling comfortable?
Personal Development

Getting Comfortable With The Uncomfortable

In a way, aspiring to financial independence is all about comfort. Forgetting what the jam-packed commute feels like.  Never having to deal with workplace politics again.  Leaving all the money worries behind and spending the rest of your days in a state of pure […]

Stock Market

The Hidden Dangers Of Dividend Investing

I was scrolling through my Twitter feed the other day when I stumbled a tweet extolling the virtues of dividend investing – and the investing superpowers of dividend investors themselves. I won’t quote it verbatim, but it had all the requisite components, such as: […]

Hate the stock market
Stock Market

Five Reasons To Hate The Stock Market

The stock market expansion that followed the financial crisis became known as the most hated bull market ever. Despite the tremendous growth and wealth creation, the share of retail investors in the stock market has actually declined from ~65% before the financial crisis to […]